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Wood for carpenters mallet head?

11-04-2011 09:36 PM by Brett

What types of wood are suitable for making the head a carpenter’s malle...

30 09-16-2016 02:17 AM
View DylanC's profile

Cap Iron for Millers Falls 85 (Will One From A Stanley 78 Work?)

08-06-2016 12:53 AM by DylanC

I recently got a complete Millers Falls 85 Rabbet Plane for under $20…B...

8 09-15-2016 11:24 PM
View BurlyBob's profile

What sanding media will get the best results with the least abrasion to metal.

09-12-2016 02:52 AM by BurlyBob

What media would best to use in my sanding cabinet to clean up hand planes? ...

11 09-15-2016 08:08 PM
View Marn64's profile

Stanley 45 pricing question; urgent

09-15-2016 01:23 AM by Marn64

Hey everybody,So I was volunteering for habitat for humanity and I found a St...

7 09-15-2016 03:40 PM
View DylanC's profile

Stanley 151 Spokeshave Missing Parts

09-07-2016 03:14 AM by DylanC

I recently picked up a Stanley 151M at a flea market for $12. Seller wanted ...

7 09-15-2016 12:20 AM
View Ray's profile

Record 044 vs 043

09-14-2016 02:17 AM by Ray

Why would someone select one over the other? Thanks

0 09-14-2016 02:17 AM
View Kirk650's profile

Accidental scraper

09-14-2016 01:10 AM by Kirk650

I have a good supply of dedicated scrapers, but when I need to remove dried g...

0 09-14-2016 01:10 AM
View Fraxinus's profile

Confused about molding plane sizes

09-06-2016 01:32 AM by Fraxinus

I’m a pretty new woodworker. I have my bench and block planes mostly co...

9 09-13-2016 04:50 AM
View mandatory66's profile

Plane then sand?

09-06-2016 04:49 AM by mandatory66

I was wondering how many people finish their work after just planing their wo...

17 09-12-2016 03:51 PM
View BigJohn's profile

Anyone know the best saw restorer?

09-08-2016 08:29 PM by BigJohn

I bought a nice disston back saw but it has rust (no pitting) on one side and...

13 09-12-2016 03:32 AM
View SkiTique's profile

Proper Price for an Old Plane

08-01-2016 01:14 PM by SkiTique

I have been interested in picking up a few planes, but haven’t been hap...

11 09-12-2016 03:29 AM
View adot45's profile

Stanley 101

09-10-2016 11:46 PM by adot45

Hello Is this plane bevel up, like most all block planes, or bevel down...

5 09-12-2016 12:39 AM
View ReptheZia's profile

"Charles Buck - Cast Steel" Chisels

09-09-2016 08:41 PM by ReptheZia

I was just gifted this set of chisels by my step-sister. I tried to do some r...

5 09-11-2016 07:42 PM
View Powdermonkey76's profile

What is this hand plane?

09-09-2016 12:03 PM by Powdermonkey76

Found this plane at an uncle’s house. Wondering what make and model it ...

7 09-11-2016 12:07 AM
View Marn64's profile

Grafting a new wooden plane sole; need wood suggestions

09-08-2016 10:18 PM by Marn64

Hey everybody, so I have this German plane and it needs a new sole, I was goi...

8 09-09-2016 10:44 PM
View Dan Krager's profile

Stanley brace jaw spring

04-13-2013 12:53 AM by Dan Krager

I have a Stanley No 965 10 in brace with the setup pictured. I believe there...

12 09-09-2016 12:36 AM
View trevor7428's profile

Precision squares Ebay link?

08-29-2016 03:10 PM by trevor7428

I once say an eBay link as a comment to a tread a can’t seem to find. I...

8 09-08-2016 11:27 PM
View curliejones's profile

Big Bear of a Backsaw

09-05-2016 11:12 PM by curliejones

I picked this Craftsman backsaw up at a flea market because it needed rescuin...

3 09-08-2016 01:05 AM
View Jorge Velez's profile

What Carving Knives to buy?

08-17-2011 05:43 AM by Jorge Velez

Hello LJ’s Carvers, I would like to start on carving and I n...

16 09-07-2016 02:44 PM
View PeteK's profile

Question about granite for flattening

09-06-2016 12:40 AM by PeteK

Ok, I’ll admit it. I’m cheap. So I’m trying to restore a ...

18 09-06-2016 10:34 PM

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